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Old 07-28-2004, 07:08 PM
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Its finally time!!!

Well, yesterday the guy in the brown suit dropped off a heavy skinny long package for me at the shop and I couldn't wait to get a look at what was inside.

Sure enough after a minute of two I was holding a 34" stainless, fluted Lilja barrel blank of .338" bore with a 10" twist. IT is a straight cylinder 1.350" diameter barrel.

I now have all the componants to build my rifle. Now I just have to get my customers jobs finished so that I can build my new extreme range hammer.

The other componants of the rifle are a printed M700 action which I have already opened the bolt face up for the 338 Kahn round and installed a Tubbs Sako style extractor.

The action has also been converted to single shot with the permanent installation of a solid floor plate which matches the action perfectly. If I were using the action to bed on this would dramatically increase the bedding area of the 700 action.

THe stock is a Tooley 1000 yard BR in Carolina Sunset Flame(Marbled starting at the forend, blue, then violet and then very deep purple on the butt stock.

I will be using a 10" barrel bedding V-block of my own design.

The round itself, the 338 Kahn is basically a 338-378 Wby with a conventional 35 degree shoulder which has been moved slightly forward.

For starters I will use a Burris one piece base with a set of Burris Signature 30mm rings to carry the 6-24 Burris Black Diamond for the time being. This scope has taken my 50 BMG well past 1000 yards accurately so it will do fine until I get a Nightforce in for next season.

Anyway, from talking with Dan Lilja who uses teh standard 338-378 with the 300 gr SIerra MK bullets, we think I will be getting in the 3100-3150 fps range with max loads. In all honestly anything from 3050 to 3100 fps will be fine with me as long as the accuracy is there.

Well, I hope to get started on this rifle this weekend perhaps. When I get her finished I will report on her performance.

Good Shooting!!

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Old 07-30-2004, 12:10 AM
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Re: Its finally time!!!

Can't wait to see it. Cant wait to see the targets.
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Fiftydriver,
Sounds like you have the makings for something impressive! Don't forget those pics when you get it built! Good shootin'
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Old 07-30-2004, 08:32 AM
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Re: Its finally time!!!

i want to see that stock!!

pics???

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Old 07-30-2004, 12:22 PM
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50driver--if you email me the pic, i'll post it for you.

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Old 07-30-2004, 01:00 PM
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Re: Its finally time!!!

Jb1000BR,

Will do, I will take some photos this weekend and get them e-mailed to you so that you can post them.

Thanks,

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Old 07-30-2004, 01:23 PM
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